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[whatwg] Thoughts on HTML 5

From: Nils Dagsson Moskopp <nils-dagsson-moskopp@dieweltistgarnichtso.net>
Date: Sun, 21 Dec 2008 18:22:43 +0100
Message-ID: <1229880163.7896.105.camel@desudesudesu>
Am Sonntag, den 21.12.2008, 17:54 +0100 schrieb Philipp Kempgen:
> Ian Hickson schrieb:
> 
> > Deprecating HTML thus seems like vain effort. (We already tried over the 
> > past few years with XHTML 1.x, and it didn't work.)
> 
> I'd say it _did_ work.  :-)
I'd say too: The worst abominations have disappeared (for new sites,
that is). the <font> element, for example, or frames through deprecating
them.

Fact: Deprecating stuff takes it out of (X)HTML-Books, Howtos like
Selfhtml warn against it, thus ensuring lesser use by novices. Does
anyone remember <marquee> ?


Cheers
-- 
Nils Dagsson Moskopp
<http://dieweltistgarnichtso.net>
Received on Sunday, 21 December 2008 09:22:43 UTC

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